Evidence Based Practice I: Asking the right question


A good clinical question is integral to successful Evidence Based Practice. This one hour class covers the basics of Evidence Based Practice and using the PICO model to strengthen participants’ ability to formulate well-structured, answerable research questions. This one hour class includes instructor presentation and lecture, class discussion and exercises.


Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic definition of Evidence Based Practice
  • Explain the purpose of asking a well-structured question
  • Create well-built, answerable questions based on patient or population problems


  • Class introductions
  • Introduction to EBP
  • The importance of a good question
  • PICO Scenarios


Evidence Based Practice I: asking the right question

Course Developer

Sheila Snow-Croft is the Public Health Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NN/LM SEA).